heart failure

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Synonyms for heart failure

inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions

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Ciambra has the dual role of inpatient Heart Failure Educator and Staff Nurse at Grant's Heart Failure Clinic.
Dispelling myths and disseminating facts about heart failure can help people recognize early symptoms and seek medical attention promptly.
Usually a diagnosis of heart failure is effectively made by medical history and physical examination alone, but in cases where the clinical picture is not straightforward, a lab test developed last July can help.
Polymorphic variations in these receptors that increase the release of norepinephrine could result in more forceful heart contractions over a period of years, leading to more heart failure.
Heart failure is primarily "an illness of the elderly," notes JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, director of the cardiology transplant program at the University of Colorado.
Studies of such molecular components may one day provide scientists with novel drugs aimed at treating heart failure.
But the loss is significantly more in heart failure and Often results from a heart attack or other disease that damages the heart.
90 percent of the 1 million annual hospitalizations for heart failure are due to fluid overload.
and investigators at 83 medical centers in the United States, Canada and Belgium randomly assigned 2,569 men and women with mild to moderate heart failure to daily treatment with either an ACE inhibitor (enalapril) or a placebo.
HARLINGEN, Texas -- Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen has been ranked number one in the entire United States in the treatment of heart failure, according to a pay-for-performance project conducted by the federal government.
com/), developer of advanced implantable devices for the treatment of autonomic disorders, announced today that it is enrolling patients for an international, multi-center, open-label clinical study of the CardioFit system for the treatment of Congestive Heart Failure at IRB approved sites in Europe, Israel and Australia.
The creative structure of this alliance reinforces the enthusiasm we both share for this area and our respective interests to together build on this attractive opportunity in the treatment of heart failure.
OTCBB: BIPH; FWB: BTN), a developer of next-generation biomedical technology, in conjunction with MYOTECH, LLC, recently presented results of animal studies that indicate the potential of the MYO-VAD cardiac support system to significantly improve the treatment of heart failure.
All of the patients in the PEECH trial received medications according to guidelines established by heart failure experts, but those receiving EECP([R]) therapy experienced significant improvements in exercise performance and symptoms above and beyond those who did not," said Charles W.
The American Heart Association and the Heart Failure Society of America estimate that 5 million Americans have been diagnosed and are living with heart failure, and that more than 500,000 new heart failure diagnoses are made each year.
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